Classy Superlatives: Capitol Hill’s historic Tune Inn earns a mention on Esquire‘s list of “Best Bars In America.” Owner Lisa Nardelli credits the lack of pretense. We credit the mounted deer butts. [The Feast]

Hankerin’ For Humidity: Hitchin’ up to Hill Country, Y&H alum Todd Kliman prefers his brisket “moist”—”a synonym for fatty, [this] is brisket at its best—tender, rich, with a deep-pink hue that points to a thorough penetration of smoke and with a nice, thick bark. Good barbecue doesn’t need sauce, and this one doesn’t. (It could stand less salt, however.)” [Washingtonian]

Survey Says: Despite the Shake Shack invasion, Five Guys remains the region’s most popular burger. [WaPo]

It Takes Ballston: Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches is opening its second Arlington location. [ARLnow]

Guac the Line: Try some muddled avocado in your margarita. [EndlessSimmer]

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